Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. Oral History Project: Interview with Deborah Jean Campbell, Carol Schuldt and Jane Hilken
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Deborah started as a volunteer, and worked in the bookstore, wrote for BookWomen, and maintained the "Pit" (storage area) by building bookshelves and organizing things. She was a manager in a corporation prior to joining Minnesota Women's Press (MWP) in 1991. Carol worked as office manager at MWP beginning in 1990. She was involved in presentation and outreach of MWP, and actively participated in bookgroups and other events sponsored by the company. She attended Metropolitan State University, worked at the YWCA, and had four grown children. Jane joined MWP as a volunteer on the Directory in 1996. She had been a subscriber to the paper since 1988. At the time of the interview she proofed employment ads and worked on other projects such as surveys. Jane earned a master's degree in Women's Studies. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Individual stories of involvement with MWP; tour groups through MWP offices; volunteering at MWP; book-scouting for MWP; newspaper readership survey; "Feminist Finds"; job flexibility at MWP; staff book group; OfficeTalk - internal publication; Feminist Forum; diversity and feminism at MWP; decision-making at MWP; MWP work culture; accommodation of physical needs in office; interaction with book store and other customers; values and impact of MWP.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
22 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Campbell, Deborah Jean
Interviewee: Hilken, Jane
Interviewee: Schuldt, Carol J.
Interviewer: Brewer, Kathryn Balstad
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 09/22/1999
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 75
Accession Number AV2001.34.4
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Women's Press, Inc. Oral History Project'

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